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Betty Jean "BJ" Hoskins Brower

July 23, 1925 January 20, 2017
Betty Jean "BJ" Hoskins Brower
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Obituary for Betty Jean "BJ" Hoskins Brower

Worthington, MN

Betty Jean “BJ” Hoskins Brower, age 91, was born on July 23, 1925, in Worthington, MN, the daughter of Jack and Vera (Bigelow) Hagge. She graduated from Worthington High School in 1943 and from Worthington Jr. College in 1946 from the Secretarial Training Program.
Betty Jean lived in Worthington all of her life. She was married to Gordon Hoskins on February 2, 1946. They were married for 46 years when he died on March 10, 1993. Betty Jean worked as a school secretary at West Elementary for 25 years. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church all of her life. She was also an active member of P.E.O. Chapter. Betty Jean enjoyed golf and belonged to the same bridge club for many years. She loved her Worthington friends and family and could never leave Worthington. She loved to read, write poetry, photography, and planted flowers wherever she was. Betty Jean married Wes Brower on December 5, 1998, in California where her children lived. They had a wonderful ten years together with good health and traveled all over the world. Wes died on November 12, 2009. Betty Jean was a bright light to her family and everyone that knew her! Betty Jean died on Friday, January 20, 2017, at the Crossroads Care Center in Worthington, MN.
Betty Jean is survived by her sons, Frank “Skip” Hoskins of Murietta, CA, and Jack Hoskins of Apple Valley, CA; grandchildren, Brett, John, and Matthew of California, and a sister, Sally Ann Johnson of Worthington, MN. She was preceded in death by her husbands; parents; daughter, Linda, and brother, Tom Hagge.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, January 30, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Dr. Daren Flinck officiating. Burial will be held prior to the service in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
God Bless Her Memory.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

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Visitation

Monday

30

Jan

10:00 AM 1/30/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/30/2017 11:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church

408 11th St
Worthington, MN 56187

First United Methodist Church
408 11th St Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Monday

30

Jan

11:00 AM 1/30/2017 11:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church

408 11th St
Worthington, MN 56187

First United Methodist Church
408 11th St Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

29600 County Highway 35
Worthington, MN 56187

29600 County Highway 35 Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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